The IBM Security Summit 2019

Security for Innovation and Innovation for Security

The IBM Security Summit 2019 was held on 21st May 2019 in Mumbai. This is a platform for business and security leaders and practitioners to engage and learn about the emerging security trends in India.

The Security Summit is an annual event by IBM that brings together security experts from IBM, client and partner orangisations to discuss, share and debate the chanllenges in security and the possible solutions as well as best practices.

It was an action packed day within 3 tracks - Security for Business Leaders, Women in Security Excelling (WISE) and Security for Practitioners.

2 of the interesting sessions were - WISE and Secure-a-thon. The WISE session had an engaging conversation with women from diverse fields who have successfully made a career in Security. WISE is a global initiative by IBM to encourage women in tech to take up security as a career option.

To encourage young minds in the domain of Security, top engineering colleges in India offering cyber security courses were invited to participate in Secure-a-thon. Prior to Summit day student teams were allowed to present their solutions. The top 3 teams were selected and one team was chosen as winner.

The second edition of the #IBMSecuritySummit was a day packed with interesting coversations, interactive demos, consultations with expert, and networking with peers and leaders.


Global Integrated Delivery Leader, IBM Security, Dr. Ananda Vaideeswaran shared an outline for Security Strategy for organisations.

WW Director, Enterprise Insight Analytics, Mike Kehoe, enlightened the audience on 'Thriving in the Face of Cyber Uncertainties'.

Chief Technology Security Officer, Vodafone Idea, Amit Pradhan, wrapped up the morning session with a client testimonial on 'IBM Security Telecom Success'.

Lt. Gen (Dr.) Rs Panwar (Retd.) highlighted the importance of 'Securing India Inc.' and how the security war has expanded into cyberspace. He emphasised the critical role corporates like IBM play in making India's cyberspace secure.


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